Los Angeles DUI
If you have been arrested for a DUI in LA, you should contact an accomplished Los Angeles DUI defense lawyer at the LAW OFFICES OF LAWRENCE WOLF immediately. Driving under the influence, or DUI, is a term which is commonly used in Los Angeles, California, when a person is intoxicated while operating a motor vehicle. For a driver who is 21 or older to be considered legally intoxicated, they will typically have a BAC percentage of 0.08% or higher; and a minor will be considered over the limit at a much lower BAC.
California Vehicle Code 23152(a) states that “It is unlawful for any person who is under the influence of any alcoholic beverage or drug, or under the combined influence of any alcoholic beverage and drug, to drive a vehicle.”
California Vehicle Code 23152(b) states that “It is unlawful for any person who has 0.08 percent or more, by weight, of alcohol in his or her blood to drive a vehicle.”
If you have been charged with drunk driving in Los Angeles, you probably have many questions, such as:
- Am I going to go to jail?
- Am I facing misdemeanor or felony DUI charges?
- Is a DUI going to affect my job?
- Am I going to lose my drivers license?
A skilled Los Angeles DUI attorney at the Law Offices of Lawrence Wolf will be able to answer these, and other important DUI, drunk driving, driving while intoxicated and vehicular manslaughter case related questions. For over 30 years, Lawrence Wolf has been aggressively defending clients facing serious drunk driving charges and has experience in all areas of California DUI law, including field sobriety tests, breath tests, alternative sentencing, DMV hearings, and all other aspects of the California DUI legal process.
The penalties associated with a Los Angeles DUI conviction are severe, particularly if you have a previous DUI on your record, are on probation for a DUI, or have been involved in a DUI accident causing injuries. You may be facing monetary fines, a jail term, a revoked license, or other serious repercussions.
With the knowledge and experience that Mr. Wolf possesses, your Los Angeles DUI charges may be dropped, or it may be decided that a jail sentence is not the appropriate penalty for someone in your situation, therefore it may be recommended that you be punished by means of an alternative sentence, such as residing in a sober living house, being involved in a work furlough, or wearing an electronic monitoring device.
As you can see, it is imperative that you contact and hire a skilled Los Angeles drunk driving defense attorney right away to ensure that your legal rights are defended.
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